Thursday, August 30, 2012

NC Sharpshooter Picks Spartans

According to ESPN recruiting, 2013 SG Clay Byrd (6'-1" - Connelly Springs, NC/East Burke HS) has committed to play basketball at UNCG next season. He picked UNCG over App State, Mercer and Yale.

- ESPN recruiting rated Clay as the #19 player in the state of NC.

- ranked him the 16th best guard in NC. During one scouting session this summer they wrote this evaluation ...

Impressed with his defense in one on one drills- hustles. Good lefty shooter. Boxes out and rebounds
- According to this article, Byrd averaged an astounding 25.0 points per game as a junior in high school and was named Burke County player of the year by the Morganton News & Herald.

- Clay played in ESPN recruiting analyst Dave Telep's Carolina Challenge this past spring.

Now let's move on to the videos ...

From Dave Telep's Carolina Challenge

From East Burke HS

An older video

Two videos from The Wolfpacker

Clay plays AAU basketball with Team United. You can see some of their highlights from this year's Peach Jam here.

Welcome to the Spartans, Clay !!!